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Six Greek Life organizations pass the appeals process

Cody Downey

February 7, 2019


Filed under Greek Life, News

After a week of assessing what can be done for the organizations' futures, six of the chapters put on temporary probations have passed the appeals process. In early January, eight of Loyola's Greek organizations were put on temporary social probation due to errors made in their standards of excellence...

Proposed Title IX changes cause controversy

Tyler Wann

February 7, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Editor's Note: Corrections have been made to this story for accuracy. The Department of Education has proposed controversial new changes to the rules that govern a university’s response to sexual assault that have many people wondering how those cases will be handled. The changes, covered under Ti...

Design junior illustrates children’s alphabet book

Design junior illustrates children’s alphabet book

Valerie Cronenbold

February 5, 2019


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Paul Roach came to Loyola with hopes that his education would one day lead to a thriving art career. Little did he know that before earning his degree, he would be a published illustrator.Roach, studio art junior, created the drawings for "From A to Zoot," a children’s book written by Margaret David...

Asante McGee meets with L.O.V.E. to discuss domestic violence

Asante McGee meets with L.O.V.E. to discuss domestic violence

Maia Moses

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

A national saga of sexual assault made it's way onto Loyola's campus Tuesday through a presentation to students by author Asante McGee. Student leaders of Loyola’s L.O.V.E. chapter — an organization with the mission of serving minority women on campus — hosted a conversation Jan. 29 with McGee,...

Loyola’s janitorial staff placed under new management

Loyola’s janitorial staff placed under new management

Emma Noble

February 2, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

After spending six years on submarines for the United States Navy and 25 years traveling the country with his wife, John Andrews has joined Loyola's community as the new site manager of the school's custodial services.Andrews works for WFF Facility Services, Loyola's janitorial maintenance provider,...

SGA kicks off election season

SGA kicks off election season

Emma Ruby

January 31, 2019


Filed under News, Student Government

The student government association's election season will commence on Feb. 19, @loynogreeklife announced in an Instagram post today. Candidate applications will open that morning. Students who wish to run will have until Feb. 26 to submit their name into the candidate's pool. Over the course of...

Loyola’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity wins national awards

Loyola’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity wins national awards

Cody Downey

January 30, 2019


Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase

Loyola's Pi Kappa Phi has won two of the most prestigious awards  bestowed on a chapter by their national fraternity.  The Iota Phi chapter earned national recognition Jan. 19 at the fraternity's officer training institute in Dallas, Texas, where it received the Founders’ Award and Champion Ma...

Changes coming to the College of Music and Fine Arts

Changes coming to the College of Music and Fine Arts

Erin Snodgrass

January 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

While the university works to balance the budget and maintain retention, the College of Music and Fine Arts is on the brink of some major changes. Increased Major Fees At a university budget committee Oct. 1, the committee unanimously passed a motion made by Kern Maass, dean of the College of Mus...

New SGA chief-of-staff hopes to take “behind-the-scenes” approach to position

New SGA chief-of-staff hopes to take “behind-the-scenes” approach to position

India Yarborough

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

The hole left in SGA’s cabinet after an unexpected resignation last semester has been filled, according to Sierra Ambrose, Student Government Association president.Ambrose has chosen Derrick Ransom II, history sophomore, to serve as the chief-of-staff, following the Dec. 11 resignation of former...

64 students lose university-sponsored medical coverage

64 students lose university-sponsored medical coverage

Cristian Orellana

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Just weeks into a new semester, mass communication junior Christian Wilburn opened her email Jan. 14 to find, among spam and mass emails, a notification that she no longer had health insurance. Sixty-three other Loyola students read the same email. They all had received health care from a Loyola partnership...

University Senate endorses idea for associate degree program

University Senate endorses idea for associate degree program

January 24, 2019


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The University Senate approved a motion Jan. 17 to endorse the concept of City College and the possible development of online associate degree programs. City College was an adult and continuing education program that was abolished post-Katrina. The new concept, presented to the senate by Maria Calzada,...

Permanent director of student affairs named, interim provost’s term is extended

Permanent director of student affairs named, interim provost’s term is extended

Rose Wagner

January 23, 2019


Filed under Administration, News

Maria Calzada, interim provost, will remain in her position for another year and Alicia Bourque, former interim executive director of student affairs, has accepted her position permanently, according to a Jan. 23 email from Tania Tetlow, university president.Tetlow said that Calzada will not accept th...

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